It Takes a Village

It takes a village to realize a successful music career that’s why Eleven partners with other music resources when and where it makes sense.

GigDog is an Entertainment/Promotion company that uses a streaming internet radio station to only play music of bands scheduled to perform in the local area within the next few weeks. This is an excellent way for unknown or up-and-coming bands to gain a following and build awareness, at the same time giving music lovers access to music being played in local venues that they will be able to support.

Headquartered in Madison, Stacktrace Music LLC provides mobile DJ services for a variety of events across Wisconsin. Whether you’re a bride planning a wedding or a food and beverage director at a banquet hall, we can bring your event to life with music. We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every event and customize our services to your individual needs and concerns.

Nick Venturella brands, including Nick Venturella Music and GrowLoop, are creative solutions to help you present the best version of yourself.

Octave Media is a digital marketing agency that helps musical instrument, pro audio and event technology retailers and brands focus on and develop better relationships with their customers.

Behind the Backline is the podcast where we dig into the stories behind our favorite backline gear and talk with professionals in the musical instrument, pro audio and event technology industry.

Be Who You Are: A Song For My Children is a book by Jimmy Brandmeier. Brandmeier’s deep-rooted music industry experience combined, with his passion for guiding students in music and life, make him a different, and inspiring teacher. His credo is simple, empowering and rare; be who you are—inside and out—no matter what, no matter how far!

Brandmeier has early beginnings as a highly talented musician. He’s worked with artists ranging from Jason Mraz, Avril Lavign, Joss Stone, Dave Mathews and Sara McLachlan to Eric Clapton, Wynonna Judd, Carole King, Carlos Santana, Brian Wilson and Burt Bacharach. Along the way he has created an army chest of connections and networks.